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Mayor Tim Paullisen
City Council Report

The City Council meeting was called to order at 6:00 p.m. with all members present.

Appointments, Proclamations, Presentation and Awards, Council considered and took action on appointments/reappointments to the Planning and Zoning Commission. I nominated Mike Lee for position 2. Council voted 4-4 with Council members Becker, Bentley, Kinsey and Thiess opposed. The motion failed.

I withdrew my nomination for position 4.

Douglas Turner was approved in an 8-0 vote for position 6.

I nominated Kirby McKillip for position 8. Councilman Mann made a motion to approve the nomination. Council voted 4-4 with Council members Becker, Bentley, Kinsey and Thiess opposed. The motion failed.

In Community Spotlight, Rotary Club of League City spoke about the organization and presented the Paul Harris Award to Rotarian Betty Specion.

Public Hearing and Action Items from Public Hearings, Council held a public hearing on a Zoning Change Application, Z13-06 (352 N. Gulf Freeway), a request to rezone approximately 2.07 acres from Neighborhood Commercial to Mixed-Use Commercial, located at the southeast corner of I-45 and Wesley Dr. No one spoke during this public hearing.

Council considered and took action on an ordinance amending Ordinance No.2005-24, to rezone approximately 2.07 acres from Neighborhood Commercial to Mixed-Use Commercial, located at the southeast corner of I-45 and Wesley Dr. This item passed 8-0.

Citizens Request for Hearing Before Council, Three residents spoke about Spring Landing. Three citizens spoke about Autumn Lakes. One resident spoke about the vested rights ordinance and another resident spoke about Butler Road.

In Councilmember Comments, Councilman Kinsey spoke about upcoming events at Helen Hall Library. You can view the library’s calendar of events at www.leaguecitylibrary.org. He also welcomed the new director of human resources Queenell Fox. Councilman Becker reiterated the comments about the new human resources director and also congratulated Betty Specion on her award. Councilwoman Bentley echoed the earlier comments and also mentioned that taxes are due at the end of the month. She also mentioned that more information would be provided to the residents with concerns regarding Spring Landing Lane. Councilwoman Thiess congratulated the League City Police Department for the work they did that contributed to League City being named the fourth safest city in Texas and also reassured the residents of Spring Landing Lane and Massengale Lane that their concerns will be addressed. Councilwoman Dawson spoke about longtime League City volunteers who attended the meeting. Councilman Okeeffe spoke about his opposition to the upcoming Ted Nugent event.

In Mayor’s Report, I congratulated Betty Specion on her award and also welcomed our new HR director. I also mentioned the upcoming civil service exam to be held on February 1. The deadline to register is January 26 at 6 p.m. Those interested can register at www.leaguecity.com/test

Consent Agenda was approved in an 8-0 vote with the exception of items 11B, 11C, 11E and 11F, which were pulled for discussion.

Council considered and took on a request for a water well permit regarding the property located at 2911Megan Lynn Lane. This item passed 7-1 with Councilman Okeeffe opposed.

Council considered and took action on a request for a water well permit regarding the property located at 2931 Megan Lynn Lane. This item passed 7-1 with Councilman Okeeffe opposed.

Council considered and took action on an amendment to the contract for solid waste and recycling services with BFI Waste Services dba Republic Waste Service to adjust commercial rates for an increase in the Consumer Price Index effective February 1, 2014. This item passed 6-2 with Councilmembers Becker and Bentley opposed.

Council considered and took action on approval of the First Amendment to the Interlocal Agreement with Gulf Coast Water Authority for the rehabilitation of the 39-inch water transmission pipeline along Calder Road from the west-side of IH 45 to Ervin Street, in relationship with the Calder Road widening improvements. This item passed 8-0.

Old Business, Council considered and took action an ordinance amending Chapter 125, Article I, Section 125-8 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of League City entitled “Vested Rights - General”. Councilman Becker moved to postpone this item for two weeks. His motion passed 8-0.

In New Business, Council considered and took action on a resolution authorizing the redemption of Galveston County Municipal Utility District #2 Waterworks and Sewer System Combination Unlimited Tax Refunding Bonds, Series 1998. This item passed 8-0.

Council discussed analysis of in-house vs. outsourcing of City Attorney's Office. No action was taken on this item.

First Reading of Ordinances, Council considered and took action on an ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article VIII of the Code of Ordinances of the City of League City entitled "Appointment and/or Removal of Members to Boards, Commissions and Committees". Councilwoman Bentley made a motion to postpone the item for one month. The motion passed 8-0.

Executive Session, Council discussed the purchase or sale of real property interests, deliberated concerning economic development negotiations.

Council also discussed commercial information received from, and possible offers of incentives to, business prospects seeking location within the City of League City, Texas

Council discussed employment or appointment of a public officer or employee, to-wit: City Manager

Council also consulted with City Attorney to receive legal advice on potential recovery action against City vendor, to-wit: Gulf Coast Public Affairs.

Council consulted with City Attorney to receive legal advice on issues associated with processing and disbursement of surplus funds derived from League City Public Improvement District No. 1 and League City Public Improvement District No. 3 Development and Financing Agreements.

Council also consulted with City Attorney regarding the following pending litigation: Cause No. 12-CV-2369; CenterPoint Energy Houston, LLC vs. City of League City, Texas, et al; In the 10th Judicial District Court of Galveston County, Texas.

No action was taken on these items.

Action Items from Executive Session, Council considered potential purchase or sale of real property interests. No action was taken on that item.

Council also received legal advice on potential recovery action against City vendor, to-wit: Gulf Coast Public Affairs. I made a motion to pursue all means possible to collect outstanding monies owed the City. This motion passed 7-1 with Councilwoman Thiess out of the room.

Council also had the opportunity to considered and take action on a consultation with City Attorney regarding the following pending litigation: Cause No. 12-CV-2369; CenterPoint Energy Houston, LLC vs. City of League City, Texas, et al; In the 10th Judicial District Court of Galveston County, Texas. No action was taken.

For the second year in a row League City is named one of the safest cities in the nation. CQ Press lists League City as the 29th safest city in the nation and the fourth safest city in the state. The publishing company released the statistics as a part of an annual City Crime Rankings reference book. I’m very proud of our police department and all of staff for making this a great, safe, place to live, work, and visit. I also want to remind everyone that City offices will be closed Monday in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Finally, I’d like to invite you all to Hometown Heroes Park on Tuesday at 3 p.m. The Houston Astros Caravan will be stopping in League City. Come out and meet the players as they raise the Astros flag at Hometown Heroes Park. Details are on our website at www.leguecity.com  

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